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Scrubs aren't your only option!
Exfoliation is key to achieving smoother and more even-toned skin on both your face and body. The same applies for your underarms, so if you're not already exfoliating that area, now is the time to start. Below, we list some of the
The BHAs and AHAs in your routine better watch out.
In the realm of chemical exfoliation, one would typically have to choose between an AHA (or alpha-hydroxy acid) or BHA (beta-hydroxy acid). Your choice depends on your skin type or your main skin concern, so knowing the difference between the two is
Yup, you guessed it—she doesn't use moisturizer.
Dr. Vicki Belo hardly requires an introduction. The president and medical director of Belo Medical Group is arguably the most popular dermatologist in the Philippines, having a beauty empire that's behind countless transformations of celebrities and personalities.The beauty doctor graduated from the
Slough away dead skin as you shower!
When dealing with rough skin and dead skin cells, you can always count on exfoliators and scrubs to nurse your skin back to smoothness. They'll get rid of the dirt and pollutants that cling onto your skin every time you step outside—not
Smooth out those rough elbows and knees!
You may regularly be exfoliating your face, but how often do you exfoliate the rest of your body? Considering that commuting always compounds the gunk and grime that stick on you on a daily basis, exfoliation should be part of your cleansing
Welcome to Acids 101.
Chemical exfoliation often intimidates skincare newbies, partly because it involves using "acid" on your face. But FYI, these are good acids—not the kind that'll burn your skin off (unless you use something too strong and not recommended by your derm). In fact,
Overexfoliating your skin is not the solution.
Having oily skin can both feel like a blessing and a curse. For one, you'd have to deal with blotting your face repeatedly to avoid looking like a greaseball. You'd have to live with makeup easily melting off your skin until you
We asked, you answered.
We could write hundreds of stories about fading acne scars and still manage to miss solutions that actually work. So this time, we decided to pass the mic to you, Preview girls, to reveal your top picks for erasing those pesky marks. And
She reveals the habits you should change, too.
In an interview during Cosmopolitan Beauty Block 2018, Female Network sat down with beauty expert Dr. Vicki Belo to know what skincare habits need to change once you hit your 30s.Her advice sounds simple, and very familiar to anyone who's been making
It's time for a fresh start.
In an effort to recover from your skincare sins of the past, oil and water (and soap) for once work together in our search for ways to cleanse, restore, and heal our skin. It’s about time we indulge in lathering up, and
No spots in sight!
I was born with extremely oily skin. I have accepted my fate, so I was always very religious in trying every bottle and tub of pore-purging products.Every time I went for a facial, though, the aesthetician would always point out that a
Bare those legs with confidence!
Our knees are naturally prone to darkening, but that doesn't mean they're doomed to stay in the dark forever! Below, we run down some body care tricks for brighter-looking caps:When our skin is exposed to a lot of friction, like rubbing and
Here's everything you need to know.
We’ll be honest—you can’t really shrink your pores. That’s a myth. Pore size is genetic, because you can either have tiny, invisible ones or the exact opposite. So yes, until someone invents a pore-shrinking machine, your pores are going to stay the
Sheet, sleeping, or clay? We've got it all!
On days you're lacking in the glow department, a face mask is your no-frills solution for getting your skin back in shape. So whether you're rushing out the door or staying in for a pampering session, here are the ones you can
How does it really work?
PSA: Glycolic acid is the next ingredient you should look for in skincare products if you want a smooth, glowing complexion. This active ingredient is a type of AHA that exfoliates and renews the skin's surface. As a result, your skin tone
And it's time you should.
It's totally normal to favor your elbows and knees when exfoliating your body. After all, they do endure the most friction that often leads to dryness and darkening. Almost the same thing goes for your arms and legs as well, since to
Time to toss out that product that's been causing your breakouts!
Every time you buy a new skin care product, you inevitably sign yourself up for uncertainty. At the end of the day, it will either work for you or it won't. Frustrating, right? Knowing where to draw the line between a favorite
AHAs and BHAs saved us this year.
Toners can be more powerful than you think. Other than balancing your skin's pH level, some toners contain exfoliating ingredients that'll help you achieve a clear, glowing complexion. These toners are often called acid toners, since they contain either Alpha- or Beta-Hydroxy
The product everyone's been obsessing over, explained.
The term travel-friendly is that one product claim that's almost as engaging as "affordable "and "gentle". It just gives things a flair of convenience and ease, sometimes without even actually being so. But let's be real: all skin care products can be travel-friendly
It will also make your skin care routine so much easier!
The benefit of making exfoliation a regular habit is truly life-changing. When done at least twice a week, our skin gets the chance to properly renew itself, allowing it to reveal a brighter and smoother surface. For others, this step can still